New data questions whether LRRK2’s kinase activity contributes to Parkinson’s, finding instead that absolute levels of the protein matter more.
Researchers have co-opted a molecular transport system to shuttle Aβ antibodies across the mouse blood-brain barrier. They predict the shuttle could smuggle a variety of drugs into the brain.
People with previous head injuries may be more prone to amyloid deposition and have a higher risk for Alzheimer's.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may be inherited more often than previously believed, prompting neurologists to rethink how they define familial versus sporadic disease.
A combination of high clusterin and low Aβ42 in cerebrospinal fluid associates with early Alzheimer’s neurodegeneration, hinting at a mechanistic interaction between the proteins.